West Sixth Brewing Co.

501 W Sixth St
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40508
brewery (West Sixth)  4.5/5.0 31 reviews
Sun-Wed 11am-10pm; Thur 11am-11pm; Fri-Sat 11am-12am

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Beers At West Sixth Brewing Co.

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West Sixth Experimental: PIF Cocoa Porter with Dried Cherries0%6/21/2017
West Sixth Sixfold 13: Wine Barrel Saison with Hibiscus 6%6/21/2017
West Sixth Pay It Forward Cocoa Porter with Vanilla0%6/16/2017
West Sixth Rum Barrel Aged Brown7%6/15/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Pilsner dry-hopped with Zuper Saazer Hops0%6/15/2017
West Sixth Galaxy Shines Bright 7%6/11/2017
West Sixth Experimental: New England IPA0%5/31/2017
West Sixth County Series: Nelson 9.7%5/15/2017
West Sixth / Country Boy Country Western Volume Five6%5/13/2017
West Sixth Mosaic Dry Hopped Simcoe Fiddle 0%5/11/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Dry Hopped Loral IPA0%5/10/2017
West Sixth Magic Beans Coffee Stout5.5%4/27/2017
West Sixth Kinniconick Strawberry Kolsch 5.5%4/27/2017
West Sixth Every Little Bean They Roast Is Magic6%4/12/2017
West Sixth Sixfold 6: Wild Sour6%4/6/2017
West Sixth Side Eye 7.6%4/2/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Stock Ale10.8%4/1/2017
West Sixth Snake Eyes Imperial Stout 11%3/24/2017
West Sixth IPA7%3/24/2017
West Sixth Idaho-7 Hop Hash0%3/23/2017
West Sixth Experimental: HBC 438 Pale Ale0%3/23/2017
West Sixth Irish Spirit Coffee Stout 9%3/12/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Old Ale9.1%3/3/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Raspberry Farmhouse 0%3/1/2017
West Sixth Sixfold III: American Farmhouse with Raspberry7%2/22/2017
West Sixth Fifth Fiddle Amarillo IPA7%2/22/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Imperial Oatmeal Stout8%2/22/2017
West Sixth Snakes In A Barrel 12%2/9/2017
West Sixth Cocoa Porter with Cinnamon Sticks 0%2/9/2017
West Sixth Half-Bite IPA3.5%1/20/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Pay It Forward Cocoa9%1/20/2017
West Sixth Mare’s Milk Stout5.4%1/20/2017
West Sixth Imperial Stout with Coffee and Vanilla 0%1/19/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Blackberry and Blueberry Stout0%1/19/2017
West Sixth Experimental: Oatmeal Stout0%1/11/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Barley Wine15%1/7/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Chili Porter9%1/7/2017
West Sixth Transylvania Tripel 10%1/7/2017
West Sixth Barrel Aged Milk Stout 7.5%12/31/2016
West Sixth Key Lime Pennyrile PA0%12/16/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Wild Farmhouse Ale0%12/16/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Holiday Spiced Cocoa Porter0%12/8/2016
West Sixth White Mocha Porter0%12/8/2016
West Sixth Sixfold XII: Brett ’D Golden Ale6.4%11/21/2016
West Sixth Wet Hopped Amber 0%11/17/2016
West Sixth Experimental: American Strong Ale0%11/17/2016
West Sixth Doppelbock with North Lime Coffee0%11/3/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Dunkelweiss 0%11/2/2016
West Sixth Kuosmanen Baltic Porter 9.5%10/31/2016
West Sixth Barrel Aged Riah Jane Rye Stout7%10/17/2016
West Sixth Rupptoberfest 5.3%10/17/2016
West Sixth Pick a Penny Vienna Lager6%10/15/2016
West Sixth Laurel River Pilsner 5.5%10/15/2016
West Sixth Third Fiddle Chinook IPA7%10/15/2016
West Sixth East Sixth IPL7%10/15/2016
West Sixth Baltic Porter with Bourbon Smoke Sea Salt and Vanilla Beans0%10/7/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Brown with Coconut and Vanilla 0%10/5/2016
West Sixth Sixfold 7: Hoppy Sour6%10/4/2016
West Sixth Smithtown Brown5.5%10/4/2016
West Sixth Lemongrass Wheat5.75%10/4/2016
West Sixth Heller Heaven Double IPA9%10/4/2016
West Sixth Fourth Fiddle El Dorado IPA8.1%10/4/2016
West Sixth Barrel Aged Quad with Currants 13.5%10/1/2016
West Sixth Cherry Sour Aged in Four Roses Barrels7%10/1/2016
West Sixth Riah Jane Rye Stout7%9/25/2016
West Sixth Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Ale9%9/24/2016
West Sixth Sixfold XI: Brett Saison6%9/24/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Farmhouse Saison 0%9/8/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Gingerbread Brown 0%8/31/2016
West Sixth Transylvanian Triple with Cranberries 0%8/11/2016
West Sixth Summer Sour5.5%8/2/2016
West Sixth Sixfold X: Flanders Red0%7/22/2016
West Sixth Pennyrile with Raspberries and Blackberries 6%7/21/2016
West Sixth Pennyrile 6%7/21/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Baltic Porter 0%7/21/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Saison Blanc0%7/13/2016
West Sixth Meadoweisse (Aged on KY Peaches) 4.2%7/8/2016
West Sixth Comin’ In Hot Ginger Braggot 8.5%7/8/2016
West Sixth Experimental: Brown 5.5%7/8/2016
West Sixth Barrel Aged Quad13.5%7/5/2016
West Sixth Sixfold 9: Mixed Berry5.3%7/5/2016


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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
strap  (29) Sindelfingen, Germany | April 12, 2017
one of the cooler taprooms i’ve visited. a good variety of West Sixth beers, all at a reasonable price. building includes a bike shop, a sustainable food business, and best of all an attached fish/sandwich shop that delivers to the taproom. they have a running club that looks cool and very friendly staff. will definitely visit again next time in lexington.
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (677) Parsippany, New Jersey | February 20, 2017
After drinking in Cincinnati and heading to Louisville for business...with the plan to return back to Cincinnati to fly home...I figured I’d drink the 2nd night in Louisville. Thank goodness someone I met at Madtree the first night talked me out of that and into returning to Cincinnati via Lexington (instead of drinking in Louisville). I hadn’t considered this since last summer I passed thru Lexington and hit the very fine Country Boy brewery. They told me it was worth going out of my way for West Sixth...and they were right! This is a really great brewery that I actually like a little better than the more highly rated Country Boy (taking nothing away from them). Large drinking area with tables as well as a sizable taproom and "L" shaped bar. There were "18" beers the Thursday night I visited about 10 days ago...which included a cask (apparently they do a cask most Thursday nights). I had 3 flights and tried 12 of them plus a few generously offered tasters. I can’t say enough about this place...really great beers...hoppy beers, big beers, barrel aged beers, sours, and dark beers...too many to write about given most were very good if not great. Coming here and trying many of their beers was a lot of fun...wish I had more time. One of the coolest things about West Sixth is the adjacent fish restaurant accessible directly from inside the brewery. You order and pay...then they deliver to your table or bar spot...and let me tell you something...this is "really" good seafood...worth coming for independent of the beer...which is what many do (note that the get very crowded...I waited at least 50 mins for my food...but it was worth it and I didn’t even notice the first 30 mins or so as the beer was so good!). The staff here is very friendly and very helpful...even given how busy the place was the night I visited. West Sixth is a must stop in Lexington and clearly worth going out of your way for!
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk  (196) Tel Aviv, Israel | October 4, 2016
Visited on Derby Day, 2016, right when the race began, so it was quite full. Big bar, a bunch of tables and more space outside. Quite large and spacious with plenty of taps of all varieties, including a few experimental brews. Service was good, friendly and knowledgeable. Welcoming atmosphere and plenty of cool and reasonably-priced shirts. My fave in the city.
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen  (429) Charleston Area, West Virginia | November 23, 2015
Nice brewpub with L-shaped bar and medium sized room with big long tables. Service was good and personable, place was not that busy on a Monday afternoon. Good selection of West Sixth beers. I did not try the food, but sounds good. Good value. Overall I enjoyed my trip and hope to go back.
84
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis  (1024) Sunnyvale, California | April 9, 2015
First stop after dinner. This is a pretty nice and large space with a good vibe to it. I didnt count the taps when I was there, but it was quite a bit more than 10 - maybe 16 plus? Staff was super friendly and happy to talk beer with the customers. Brewing equipment visible behind glass with a grease pencil inventory of what was brewing where - a nice touch. Swag station with glasses and clothes. Several flight options, and individual tasters for 2-3$ A lot of the beer was solid, but nothing really stood out, and a couple were clear misses. If the beer were just a bit better, this place would be really good. OOHH, and they have Crowlers, which is still hella cool to this California boy.
84
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2862) Charlotte , North Carolina | November 18, 2014
Fairly large place, with the brewery on one end and a large tasting room on the other. L-shaped bar with no less than 17 of their own beers on tap. They do firkin Thursdays which involves tapping a firkin on Wednesday, interestingly enough. Flights of four are available, or you can do their five flagship beers. They’re connected to a fish store that does all kinds of fried seafood - order there and they’ll bring it to you in the brewery. Staff was friendly enough. Growlers and crowlers available, as well as sixers to go. Nice place.
42
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 5/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 5/20
Brockwright42  (2) Kentucky | November 16, 2014
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Braudog  (888) Yorktown, Virginia | November 12, 2014| Updated November 26, 2014
Definitely my top choice among the three breweries I visited within a 1 mile circle of Lexington! Nicest vibe, friendliest and most knowledgeable staff, best beers, best price structure. Collocated with someone kind of food joint next door which is most convenient, too. If I could only go to one in Lexington, this is it. Brewery #685.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu  (575) Cincinnati, Ohio | November 5, 2014
West Sixth is just outside of downtown Lexington in a nice, big, inviting corner building. They don’t have any house food besides some pretzels, beer cheese, and popcorn, but they do have a side door that opens to the seafood joint next door. Didn’t try it, but the pretzels and locally made beer cheese (in a plastic resealable container) were good; just wish they could heat the pretzels. Anyway, there were 16 taps, one of which was a ginger ale. All house taps. The standards were there, with some seasonals and some weekend specials. Saturday is a great day to go to get the full gamut of their offerings at any given time. There were 3-4 people behind the bar at any time, and they couldn’t have been any friendlier, especially after getting the surly "service" at Country Boy. It wasn’t overly crowded, but still was full at the bar and had plenty of tables occupied. There’s a big side room with doors that open garage-style, so I could see this being a big Saturday afternoon hangout spot when it’s nice outside. Overall, had a great experience here and am looking forward to many return visits.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 3/10
  • SELECTION 5/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
NeoHippie2  (51) Louisville, Kentucky | October 19, 2014
The building itself is nice. Very clean and open. The beer is overwhelmingly mediocre. No food but there is a seafood place right next door that will bring your food to you in west sixth so that was pretty cool. Our bartender knew absolutely nothing about beer or how to pour beer for that matter and it took almost 20 minutes for me to get the flight I ordered when they weren’t even that busy. I hope the service gets better because that makes or breaks an experience at a place for me.

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